Acupuncture for Fertility: Can it Help with Pregnancy?

If you’re a couple having a difficult time conceiving a baby, acupuncture for fertility may be helpful whether you are trying on your own, or with the help of assisted reproductive technologies like Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI) and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)....

The Benefits of Getting an Acupuncture Degree

Is acupuncture school worth it? If you are looking for a rewarding career that helps people, and gives you financial stability, a degree in acupuncture may be your next step. Whether you’ve just graduated from an undergraduate program, or are thinking about embarking...

How to Become an Acupuncturist

When most people are looking for a career in healthcare, they will typically think of becoming a physician or a nurse. Nowadays, the tides of conventional medicine are turning as the demand for complementary and integrative forms of medicine like acupuncture is taking...

Can Acupuncture Help With Weight Loss?

A record number of Americans are obese. A recent report conducted by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, titled The Annual State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America indicates that obesity continues to be a problem...

The Benefits of Acupuncture: Learn About Its Healing Power

The ancient practice of acupuncture, which originated from the Far East thousands of years ago is a complete medical regiment that focuses on correcting imbalances of energy in the body and has many associated benefits. In Chinese medicine theory, the benefits of...

Acupuncture Points: Charts and Meanings

To understand the basics of acupuncture, it is best to familiarize yourself with the acupuncture points chart. The number of acupuncture points was originally established to correlate with the number of days in the year – 365, but because acupuncturists in all parts...

Alumna Joins Faculty to Teach Master of Won Buddhist Studies

Long-time friend, alumna and Chair of the Won Institute of Graduate Studies, Grace Song, Ph.D, has come on board as faculty this fall and will be teaching classes under the Master of Won Buddhist Studies degree program, the only higher education institution offering...

Clothing Drive for Women’s Veteran Center

Join us this fall in our efforts to support the Women Veterans Center. The VMC’s Women Veterans Center is the only facility of its kind in the greater Philadelphia area and proudly assists over 700 women veterans and their families. The WVC relies on the...

Traditional Medicine and Spiritual Development at Won Institute

The Won Buddhist Temple is more heavily involved in traditional Asian medicine than any others in the area, through its educational branch, the Won Institute of Graduate Studies. This is a separate legal entity founded by the temple community in order to forward their...

Won Institute Welcomes New Librarian

Welcome Ms. Anna Nellis as our new Won Institute Librarian. Anna attended Loyola University Chicago where she majored in English and Theater. In 2013, she earned an M.A. in Writing and Publishing from DePaul University. In 2016, Anna completed a Master of Arts in...